$3M verdict for man struck by car. $100K defense offer 3 mo. before trial. Los Angeles County.

Car Accident AttorneyJoseph Butenhoff, 33, cell-phone tower builder suffered TBI when hit by a car while he was in the street after dark, helping a dog owner and his injured dog.

Medical and loss of earnings damages were waived. Defense offered policy limit of $100,000 only three months before trial. Joseph’s case went to trial for 7 days and a jury passed a verdict after 4 hours of deliberation.

A gross verdict of $3,000,00 was awarded with a $1,950,000 net after comparative negligence by Joseph. Joseph waived all claims for past and future medical specials as well as loss of earnings. Joseph will be filing a motion for costs.

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